Microsoft Bing and Google improving their search market share

Microsoft Bing and Google improving their search market share
Both Microsoft Bing and Google are improving their search engine market share. Yahoo is the one losing the ground.
comScore has come out with their November results and Yahoo has lost 0.5% of the market for a 17.5% market share.
Microsoft Bing has improved their market [...]

Google adds cross domain canonical link element support

Google adds cross domain canonical link element support
Google has announced that they are now supporting canonical link element support over multiple domains.
This means you can now have same content on multiple sites without worrying about duplicate content penalty from the search engines.
Google said in a blog posting:
For some sites, there are legitimate reasons to [...]

Google to power search and provide ads to Mail.ru

Google to power search and provide ads to Mail.ru
Google and Mail.ru are entering into a deal that would see Google powering the search engine on the popular Russian web service.
Google would also provide advertising solutions to Mail.ru.
This is good news for Google as they replace Yandex are the service provider on this Russian [...]

Google Video Search can now filter cartoons and slide shows

Google Video Search can now filter cartoons and slide shows
Google has added some new options to their Google Video Search service.
You can now use Google Video to find cartoons and slide shows.
Google has tried using voice recognition capabilities to distinguish between the types of videos.
It does not work well right now [...]

Google I’m Feeling Lucky countdown timer to 2010

Google I’m Feeling Lucky countdown timer to 2010
Google Homepage is currently hosting an Easter egg.
The Easter egg displays a counter to the end of the year 2009.
You just have to go to the Google Homepage and click on the I’m Feeling Lucky button without any query.
The page would then display the counter [...]

Google Suggest now provide instant answers to queries

Google Suggest now provide instant answers to queries
Google has updated their Google Suggest feature to provide instant answers to certain queries.
The company said that Google Suggest would deliver straight answers to questions related to:
Math calculations,
unit conversions,
currency conversions,
weather information,
simple facts,
local time,
package tracking,
word definitions and more
Google said in a blog posting: “This kind of [...]

Google Search Appliance now support Twitter updates

Google Search Appliance now support Twitter updates
Google recently added real time results on their search engine.
The search engine giant has now announced that they are supporting Twitter stream searching on their Google Search Appliance.
Google Search Appliance is now capable of showcasing results from Twitter along with the search appliance results.
Google added:
Google’s [...]

Google Goggles brings visual search to Android

Google Goggles brings visual search to Android
As rumored, Google has now launched their experimental visual search service to Google Android devices.
This feature is accessible from Android devices through Google Labs section.
Google Android users can now take a picture from their device and send it to Google for analysis.
Google would process the [...]

Disable Google Personalized Search Feature

Disable Google Personalized Search Feature
Google has now enabled personalized search history for all the users.
The feature was currently available to only those users who were logged in and had enabled web history feature.
The company now places a cookie on the web browser which records all the searches conducted on that particular browser. This data [...]

Google now has personalized search results for everyone

Google now has personalized search results for everyone
And yes, you get the ability to disable it.
Google has announced that they are now personalizing search results for everyone.
Until now, they were delivering personalized search results for users who had enabled web history enabled on their Google accounts and were signed in.
The new development [...]

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